Benjamin O’Brien, M.S., LCMHCA
Ben is a North Carolina Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA) dedicated to working with clients to address and improve mental health concerns. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western Carolina University.
Ben welcomes and affirms all expressions of identity. He uses a variety of evidence-based practices that are specially tailored for each individual’s experience, gifts and challenges. These approaches include but are not limited to cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, solution-focused, and acceptance and commitment therapy. Ben believes in creative collaboration to allow clients space for developing new coping strategies and better problem-solving skills.
In his free time, Ben enjoys hiking, backpacking, gardening, cooking, running with his dog, and spending time with family and friends.
Ben practices out of the Fletcher office. Please call (828) 350-1177 to schedule an appointment.